ICC News Release
For Immediate Release
ICC-ES Completes ESR-4410 for Kemset USA, Inc, in Routine Expedited Manner Despite Pandemic Challenges 

Brea, Calif. – ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES), a member of the International Code Council of Family of Solutions and the experts in building product evaluation and certification, issued ESR-4410 to Kemset USA, Inc. for their product EkoPlast-50, a cementitious exterior wall covering installed over exterior walls of wood framed, concrete or masonry construction.

The report provides evidence that the EkoPlast-50 is in compliance with code requirements of the 2018 International Building Code (IBC) and the 2018 International Residential Code (IRC), and
determined to comply as an alternate to exterior plaster. When installed in accordance with the report, the EkoPlast-50 plaster may be installed on concrete or concrete masonry walls required to be Type I, II, III, IV and V construction.

The ICC-ES team performed their technical review above and beyond the expectations of the client using sophisticated digital capabilities – proactively implemented – to ensure consistent, quality service.

“The efforts of the ICC-ES team resulted in a speedy review and completion of the project,” said Kemset Vice President Hikmet Aksel. “ICC-ES met my expectations despite the challenges that Covid brought. It was a pleasure working with the staff and we look forward to certifying the rest of the building products that Kemset USA is developing.”

ICC-ES provides numerous resources to its report holders to ensure thorough and speedy evaluation service at all times, including access to the most highly trained engineers with direct knowledge of the International Codes, a 24/7 online Customer Portal, as well as a dedicated Connect+ Customer Care service team available to help move the project along and answer any questions.

ICC-ES encourages manufacturers to comply with the most current codes to increase market acceptance. For more information about updating your product’s code compliance to the current codes, contact ICC-ES at 800-423-423-6587 or es@icc-es.org.

ESR-4410 is available for viewing here.


About ICC-ES
A nonprofit, limited liability company, ICC-ES is the United States’ leading evaluation service for innovative building materials, components and systems. ICC-ES Evaluation Reports (ESRs), Building Product Listings and PMG Listings provide evidence that products and systems meet requirements of codes and technical standards. ICC-ES is a member of the ICC Family of Solutions. For more information, please visit www.icc-es.org.

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